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New Credential Feature allows display of complementary information

We are pleased to announce the release of a new feature to the C.V.S. service, which allows you to display additional supporting details about a specific credential. When created, any credential can now contain information on: The "Issuing Authority", ie the training organization where the credential was earned "Notes" containing additional information, such as a license number, or the specific [...]

By |2018-10-21T19:57:33+00:00May 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Print your own ID Cards that work with the CVS Service

Most CVS clients appreciate the convenience of our on-demand ID card printing service. They can order cards in batches or one-at-a-time, and high-quality professional photo ID cards are printed the same day and immediately delivered to them. Some of our other customers already have their own in-house ID card printing capability. We encourage them to continue to use their existing [...]

By |2018-10-21T19:57:33+00:00March 25th, 2017|News, Technology|0 Comments

Guidance on Choosing the best QR Code Reader

Clients often ask us our recommendation for the best QR Code Reader app. For years, we have recommended i-nigma, which is free and available on all platforms. It is extremely fast and reliable, and offers just the features required by CVS users. Lucas over at www.uqr.me has published a list of "The 11 Best QR Code Reader Apps for Android, [...]

By |2018-10-21T19:57:33+00:00March 20th, 2017|Technology|0 Comments

Retreive Training Records with a Wristband Instead of an ID Card

InstantCard has been working with one of the world's leading manufacturers of silicone wristbands to develop an exciting new way to access training records. We are now able to print unique QR codes directly on long-lasting, comfortable bracelets. In an industry first, we created this unique option to expand the usability of the Credential Verification Service to a wider range [...]

By |2018-10-21T19:57:33+00:00March 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Technology and Your ID Badge

At the heart of the CVS service are the credit card-style badges. These badges (if you are not already aware) are printed by InstantCard—America's leading cloud-based ID card service. InstantCard is passionate about using technology to efficiently enhance ID cards. This is, in fact, how CVS was born. So, of course, it behooves us to share InstantCard's most recent [...]

By |2018-10-21T19:57:33+00:00February 19th, 2017|New Content, Technology, Videos|0 Comments

New Ransomeware Targets Linux

At CVS we're all about safety and security. And, additionally, we happen to have quite a few Linux machines at the office. So, the following was of extreme interest to us; and, perhaps, will be to you as well. According to The Hacker News, a new version of KillDisk ransomeware targets linux computers. In case you were unaware, ransomeware is [...]

By |2018-10-21T19:57:34+00:00January 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thanks, CVS, for the Holiday Party Small-Talk!

Very unfortunately, this sweater is not yet available for purchase. Recently, I was at a holiday party with a bunch of people whom I had never met before. So, naturally, I asked generic questions like "what do you do?" One guy responded with "I'm a construction manager." "Really?!" I asked as though he had just told me that [...]

By |2018-10-21T19:57:34+00:00December 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Effective use of Standardized Nomenclature in CVS System

The CVS system has the powerful ability to allow clients to standardize the naming conventions used within their company. The application of standardized naming conventions is called a nomenclature. This post will discuss briefly how this can benefit your company's safety program. We have all seen the situation where the same course or training program has different names. For example, [...]

By |2018-10-21T19:57:34+00:00December 7th, 2016|New Content|0 Comments

How to Ensure Employees know who to call

In case of an emergency, or any other unforeseen situation, staff are often at a loss to know who they are supposed to call.  With all the unusual circumstances which can happen at any time on a complex worksite, its not surprising that precious time is often lost as the right person, who can address the situation, is identified, contacted, and brought [...]

By |2018-10-21T19:57:35+00:00November 7th, 2016|New Content|0 Comments

Request a FREE Sample CVS ID Card

Somehow, in our excitement over redesigning our website, we eliminated the page allowing you to request a free sample ID card. This was a gross oversight—The plastic ID badges are the heart of the Credential Verification Service. And, giving you the chance to see how durable, professional, and pretty they are is very important to us. (Did we mention they're [...]

By |2018-10-21T19:57:35+00:00October 8th, 2016|New Content, News|0 Comments